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Things Are Not Always As We Perceive Them To Be

A lovely little girl was holding two apples in her hands. Her mom came in and softly asked her little daughter with a smile: My sweetie, could you share one of your apples with Mommy?The girl looked up

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Daniel Burrus: Legendary Leader Interview

Watch on YouTube Cliff Jones: Morning everybody. Cliff Jones, co-founder, managing partner of Harvey Mackay Academy and today we have a very special guest. We have the author and world-class thought

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The Real Value of “Dead-End Jobs”

Mackay’s Maxim: There are no dead-end jobs. There are only dead-end people. If you build a network, you will have a bridge to wherever you want to go. Nowadays, the job market is more competitive than

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What Sort of Info Should You Track About Connections?

Mackay’s (Borrowed) Maxim: “The master in the art of living makes little distinction between his work and his play, his labor and his leisure, his mind and his body, his information and his recreation,

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Get Ahead In Your Job With These Basics

An executive was having difficulty with her assistant, so she decided to confront her shoddy performance. “Nancy,” she began, “you don’t seem to be into your work. The letters you type are full

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Lee Salz: Legendary Leader Interview

Watch on YouTube Cliff Jones: Hello everybody, I’m Cliff Jones, co-founder and managing partner at Harvey Mackay Academy, and we are thrilled to have with us today Lee Salz who is leading sales

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Joe Sweeney: Legendary Leader Interview

Watch on YouTube Cliff Jones: Hello everybody, Cliff Jones, Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Harvey Mackay Academy, and I’m thrilled to have with us today for the Harvey Mackay Street Smarts

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How to Think on Your Feet

The minister was preoccupied with thoughts of how he was going to ask the congregation to come up with more money than they were expecting for repairs to the church building. On top of it all, he was annoyed

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Golf, Life Lessons From Jack Nicklaus

Golf has been a big part of my life. When I was growing up in St. Paul, Minn., I dreamed about making a living playing golf professionally. I wanted to be the next Ben Hogan, the top golfer at that time.

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Volunteering: Doing Well By Doing Good

Mackay Maxim: Learn from Ali. Service to others is the rent each of us should pay for our room here on Earth. Doing well by doing good is an oft-overlooked part of everyday life. Volunteering, it seems,

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